Plumkin's Choice
Lisa and old dude.

A lively and engaging performance about the sobering realities of tobacco. It is highly effective and enjoyable for all elementary grades.


  • Extensive audience participation.
  • Role-playing with refusal strategies.
  • "Teacher Friendly" curriculum guide.
  • Targeted and grade specific objectives.

Details, details:

Length: 45 minutes
Hand and rod puppetry.
Audience size: 125 for maximum impact.
Playing area: 5 X 5 X 9 in classroom or gymnasium.

Audiences comments:

'" 'That Puppeteer (Tim) is the best I have ever seen. He connected with the kids in amazing ways; the kids remembered what he talked about for a long time; it was simply fantastic.' The teachers are really jazzed about having the show again this year." Nora Cody, Oakland

"Well done! The group participation was very effective. Students were very engaged and felt honored about how much they already knew." Corvallis Elementary, San Leandro, California.

"This is a great precursor to our 5th grade D.A.R.E. Program." Monroe Elementary, San Leandro, California

"How you made puppets cool for 4th and 5th graders, I don't know, but you did AND they learned something while having fun." Grant Elementary, San Leandro, California

".. very witty and entertaining." Tara Hills Elementary, West Contra Costa School District, California

"Very educational and effective show!! And funny too!!" Lafette Elementary, Oakland Unified School District, California

"Great show, impressive to see learning going on and having fun at the same time - very rare these days." Oakland Unified School District, California

"I enjoyed the reinforcement , review and explanation of the terms. Every one was on the same page and got to laugh while learning." Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District, California.

"Great, energetic presenter. Good control of audience. Very clear message." Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District, California.

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